Next GEN Chevrolet Spark aka beat in India has been spotted number of times over the last year. This time around a complete uncovered test mule of Spark (beat in India) has been spotted without any camouflage. Next GEN Beat aka Spark is all set to be unveiled in the 3rd or 4th Quarter of this year.
In 2010 Chevrolet launched Spark aka beat hatchback in Korea and USA which is due for a complete makeover.
The New Spark/beat is based on same platform of new Opera Karl/Vauxhall Viva which will be showcased at the Geneva motor show next month. But for the markets like Brazil and Indian GM has different plans and could bring new Beat on Amber platform which could replace Chevrolet beat in Indian market.
Spy images indicate number of changes like:-
- New bonnet with Slope down creases
- Redesigned headlamps with black effect
- Thin radiator front grille
- All new bumper with large air dam
- Fog lamp housings with chrome accents
- Side profile with creases and rear door handle at C pillar
Currently Chevrolet beat is available in three trims, Petrol, Diesel and LPG. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.2L DOHC SMARTECH II engine that gives 81 PS power and 108Nm peak torque and same engine is being used in LPG trim as well. The diesel avatar of Chevrolet beat carries 1.0L SMARTECH motor that produces 59PS power and 150Nm torque with the fuel efficiency of 25 KMPL.
But the Next GEN beat/Spark will be powered by a 1.0L 3 cylinder turbocharged petrol unit that develops 90 or 115bhp power with 166Nm of peak torque.